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Lady Finger

What is Lady Finger? 

Lady finger is also called okra. It is a flowering plant and known as edible seed pod. Bhindi or okra there are a couple of names for this nutritious vegetable that is grown in lots of parts of the universe, in particular with temperate or tropical weather. Bhindi is a vegetable that is widely eating up within the Indian household though lots of us might not be aware of its myriad health benefits.

Where they usually found?

It is the most popularly grown in Pakistan

Nutritional Information

  • Calories: 33
  • Carbs: 7 grams
  • Protein: 2 grams
  • Fat: 0 grams
  • Fiber: 3 grams
  • Magnesium: 14% of the DV
  • Folate: 15% of the DV
  • Vitamin A: 14% of the DV
  • Vitamin C: 26% of the DV
  • Vitamin K: 26% of the DV
  • Vitamin B6: 14% of the DV

What are its benefits?

  • Excellent for weight loss
  • Maintain your cholesterol level
  • Help to maintain Sugar
  • Good for your digestive system
  • Boost up your immunity
  • Helps to improve the anemic condition
  • Make your Eyesight better
  • Best for hair growth

How to grow it

  • Spread the seeds at the distance of  7 to 8 inches and ½ inches deep
  • Dig a deep hole
  • Water it regularly in the morning

How to Include It In Your Diet?

  • Used in different dishes
  • Used in salad
  • Cook it at high heat